Probate and property matters

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1255 on probate and property matters sponsored by Sen. Freeman.  The Committee considered the bill for amend and vote.  The bill provides the following: Provides that a testator may execute a will in two or more … [Read more...]

Probate and property matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1255 authored by Rep. John Young regarding probate and property matters. This bill allows a will or power of attorney (POA) to be executed in two or more counterparts and includes new definitions for observe and presence and allows … [Read more...]

Various trust and probate issues

S.E.A. 50, P.L. 56 Effective: July 1, 2020 Makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a trust by a third party, silent trusts, nonjudicial settlements of accounts, and legacy trusts. … [Read more...]

Various trust and probate issues

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 50 on various trust and probate issues for amend and vote.  The bill is authored by Sen. Freeman and makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a … [Read more...]

Various trust and probate issues

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Sen. Freeman’s SB 50 on various trust and probate issues for amend and vote.  The bill makes various changes to trust and probate laws concerning proof of title affidavits, small estate affidavits, execution of a trust by a third … [Read more...]

Accounting by attorney in fact

S.E.A. 223, P.L. 151 Effective: July 1, 2019 Provides that an attorney in fact is required to render and deliver a written accounting if requested by a person who jointly owns an account with the principal. Provides that an attorney in fact may not render and … [Read more...]

Various trust matters

S.E.A. 265, P.L. 221 Effective: July 1, 2019 Defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust code. Authorizes the establishment of legacy trusts. Prescribes the procedures for establishing a legacy … [Read more...]

Accounting by attorney in fact

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 223 on accounting by attorney in fact, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill provides that an attorney in fact is required to render and deliver a written accounting if requested by a person who jointly owns an account with the … [Read more...]